Update: The body of Brent Bell has been found on October 25, near Industrial Avenue.
The body was found near a business near Nichols Drive and Industrial Avenue in unincorporated Placer County. According to Dena Erwin, spokesperson for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, the cause of death was suicide; an autopsy will be performed.
Erwin said employees of the business found the body in a field area behind a fence. The body was found with a handgun. No foul play is suspected.
Brent Bell, 49, was last seen on October 16. He left his home near the Woodcreek Golf Club in Roseville, California near Sacramento at about 6:00 p.m. to go for a bike ride. Brent never returned home.
He never showed up for work on Monday and his family believes he may be depressed.
The police have searched for Brent on the bike trails and the surrounding area but have not located him.
Brent in 5’8″ tall, 215 pounds, brown hair and green eyes. He was wearing a white Woodcreek All Starts t-shirt and blue jeans.
If you know Brent’s whereabouts please call 916-774-5000.